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Subtract 3/30 from 50/15

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 3/30

50/15 - 3/30 is 97/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 30 is 30

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    50/15 = 50 × 2/15 × 2 = 100/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    3/30 = 3 × 1/30 × 1 = 3/30
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    100/30 - 3/30 = 100 - 3/30 = 97/30
  5. In mixed form: 37/30

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